University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lacy, Thomas J.
Title: Lacy, Thomas J., Letters
Dates: 1861-1865
Abstract: Comprised of correspondence to family members, the Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865, chronicle Lacy’s experiences in the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment.
Accession No.: 93-266
Extent: 6 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A native of Rusk, Texas, Thomas J. Lacy served as a Private in Company B of the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment during the Civil War. Lacy was stationed in various locations in Texas and Mississippi.


Scope and Contents

Comprised of correspondence to family members, the Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865, chronicle Lacy’s experiences in the 3rd Texas Cavalry Regiment. The letters describe news received from General Braxton Bragg as well as conditions within encampments near Dallas and Millville, Texas, and Brownsville and Corinth, Mississippi.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876.
Lacy, Thomas J. -- Archives.
Lacy family.
Subjects (Organizations)
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 3rd. Company B.
Places
Brownsville (Miss.) -- History -- 19th century.
Corinth (Miss.) -- History -- 19th century.
Dallas (Tex.) -- History --19th century.
Millville (Tex.) -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Thomas J. Lacy Letters, 1861-1865, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/A104b Correspondence, 1861-1865